Crime Analyst

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Ride shotgun with me, Laura Richards world renowned and award-winning Criminal Behavioural Analyst, former New Scotland Yard every week as we profile behaviour and identify the red flags to prevent murders in slow motion.

Come join me in the intelligence cell as we deconstruct and analyse real cases.

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Recent Episodes

114: The Crime Analyst | Ep 114 | Deconstructing Coercive Control and the Impact on Children with Dr Emma Katz

Jan. 31, 2023

Laura interviews Dr Emma Katz about her new book ‘Coercive Control in Children’s and Mother’s Lives.’ Emma is an Associate Professor at Durham University and is the leading academic expert on how coercive control impacts on …

113: The Crime Analyst | Ep 113 | Behind the Scenes of the Prince Andrew BBC Newsnight Interview with Sam McAlister Part 2

Jan. 24, 2023

In this episode Laura continues her fascinating interview with Sam McAlister, the producer and booker extraordinaire who secured the BBC Newsnight Interview with Prince Andrew. Laura and Sam discuss the set-up and the psycho…

112: The Crime Analyst | Ep 112 | Behind the Scenes of the Prince Andrew BBC Newsnight Interview with Sam McAlister Part 1

Jan. 17, 2023

In this episode Laura speaks with Sam McAlister, producer, and booker extraordinaire for the BBC, who secured the BBC Newsnight Interview with Prince Andrew in 2019. Sam is a former barrister and author of the book, Scoops. …

111: The Crime Analyst | Ep 111 | Reflections of Joanna Simpson, Part 4

Jan. 11, 2023

In this special tribute episode Diana Parkes, Hetti Nanton and friends share memories and reflections of Jo, in their own words. This episode and series are dedicated to correcting the narrative and memory of Joanna Simpson.…

110: The Crime Analyst | Ep 110 | How to Save a Life with Hetti Nanton, Part 3

Jan. 10, 2023

In this episode Laura is once more joined by Hetti Nanton, Joanna Simpson’s best friend and chair of the national domestic violence charity, Refuge. In the aftermath of Jo’s brutal death, and following the previous in-depth …